Tag: depression

I Did It Again

I did it again. One of the things I can’t seem to forgive myself for is how easy it is for men to fall romantically out of love for me. I use to believe that I was easy to love, harder to leave. But I was lied to. The truth is harder to hear. I…

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The Child in Need

I’m restless. I’m breathing. I’m crying. I’m restless. I’m breathing. I’m dying. I’m restless. Uncomfortable. I think being alone…this alone…forces me to grieve. It forces me to dive into darkness, confront the fears, the irrevocable silence. I’ve been staring at this white screen for hours, days, weeks…and I’ll begin to write something, type a letter,…

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Damaged Goods

The damage struggle. The unwanted, unneeded, always left and abandoned—struggle.              We struggle to adapt to this life, stepping on carcasses as they rot from beneath, solidifying their death, knowing life is filled with pain and bile, turmoil and debris. We struggle to find our worth, if we are enough for one, for us, never wanting…

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5 Random Ways To Understanding CoronaVirus Depression, Are You Adapting or Just Sad?

I came to the conclusion last week I’m suffering from low grade depression. Then I stopped and googled the definition of ‘DEPRESSION’ – it said this: Characterized by persistent sadness and a lack of interest or pleasure in previously rewarding or enjoyable activities. YES! I’m a music artist, Tee Slaves, and I feel like I…

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CDC study: Anxiety, depression, suicide thoughts increase dramatically among 18-24 year-olds

By Larry Johnson The Centers for Disease Control says the rates of depression and anxiety are skyrocketing, especially among relatively young people. That’s bad, but it’s not particularly shocking. We have a pandemic that has killed about 170,000 Americans, a tanking economy, a president who tweets instead of providing solutions, and a loss of hope…

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